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The Mississippi ricin case -- a web of small-town intrigue

Was it a tiff between an Elvis impersonator and a martial arts instructor in the birthplace of the King that caused headlines around the world?

Official: Russia heard Boston suspects' mother 'discussing jihad'

Russia intercepted a communication between the mother of the accused Boston Marathon bombers and someone who may have been one of her sons "discussing jihad" in 2011, according to a U.S.

Man stabs choir members at end of church service

Mass had just ended at St. Jude Thaddeus Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the choir had begun its closing hymns when it happened.

Increased security at schools after California girl's stabbing death

Students in a Northern California school district head to class Monday morning under increased security after the weekend stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl.

Stocks on track to cap 4th month of gains in 2013

Central bankers are a closely watched lot. This week, when the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting kicks off Tuesday, it will be no different.

Spain arrests suspect in massive cyberattack

Spanish police say they've arrested the man behind what's been called the biggest cyberattack in history.

Michael Jackson wrongful death trial to open

The Michael Jackson wrongful death trial, which promises dramatic revelations and legal fireworks, begins in a small Los Angeles courtroom with opening statements Monday.

FAA furlough reprieve: 'No fair!'

Millions of travelers frustrated by airport delays may be relieved that Congress did an about-face this week, passing legislation to end the furloughs of FAA air traffic controllers.

FAA suspends furloughs, typo or not

A typo is keeping President Obama from signing legislation designed to end budget-related FAA air traffic controller furloughs blamed for widespread flight delays, a congressional source told CNN Saturday.

Authorities: Mississippi man charged with possession, use of ricin as a weapon

A Tupelo, Mississippi, man has been charged with possession and use of a biological agent as a weapon in connection with an investigation into ricin-tainted letters sent to President Barack Obama and others, federal authorities said Saturday.